Welcome to the October issue of Doppelganger Music World. In each edition, we shall share with you upcoming events at DoPPel Kafe, as well as latest news on the independent music industry in Malaysia!
Signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Mercy Malaysia and Go International Group to raise RM30,000 for the Yasmin Ahmad Children Fund
KUALA LUMPUR, 26 September 2012 –Brand owner and organiser Go International Group yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with MERCY Malaysia their fifth annual homegrown Independent Youth Festival: FEYST12 at Central Market, Kuala Lumpur... read more
DOPPELGANGER INDIE PICKS
Each month, we select a couple of videos of artistes to share with you. This time around, in conjunction with the FEYST12: Independent Youth Festival we're pleased to Introduce to you three acts from Malaysia:
RELENT, a band with a cause - 'www.changeyourworld.com'. RELENT is a Kuala Lumpur based rock band known for their electrifying sets on stage, emotionally passionate acoustic sessions, sincere lyrics and positively-fueled music but they are also a band with a cause that fights against modern day slavery and injustice. Since their formation RELENT have reached more than 100,000 audiences, having played in different cities in Malaysia as well as countries such as New Zealand, South Africa, the Philippines and the United Arab Emirates. https://www.facebook.com/relentband/info
ARIFF AB released a 6 track EP titled 'Satellite' in 2010. Malaysia based Alternative/Indie Folk singer-songwriter has toured China and Singapore with his tunes and about to release an album titled 'Transmission' in 2012. http://soundcloud.com/ariff-ab/ariff-ab-bye-bye-baby
SHILA AMZAH - latest Malaysian pop sensation who won the Asia Wave Competition in China was born in 1990, and started singing at the age of 5. After taking part in various singing competitions, she got her first record deal at the age of 13. She blossomed into a singing sensation after TV program, One In A Million Malaysia where she on got second place.
OCTOBER CALENDAR OF EVENTS
FEYST12: Independent Youth Festival October events calendar is now out!
In conjunction with Jazz Comm, Ministry of Information (Music) and DBKL - Jazz in the Park brings you... KREATIF MALAYSIA - FEYST12 Free Concert & FIFA13 Qualifier for Electronic Sports World Cup 2012 Malaysia!
Date: 6 Oct
Venue: Panggung Anniversari, Taman Botani Perdana (Lake Gardens near Lake Club)
Hand Made Band, My Frenetic Flux, Windy Days, Pieremiddle, The Tick, The Fridays, Ten Thousand Talents
AZ SAMAD & FRIENDS
DoPPel Kafe Musician-in-Residence, October 2012
6 Oct, 4.00-6.00pm, Beatlemania with Kevin Theseira
20 Oct, 4.00-6.00pm,Guitar + Spoken Word + Uke with Davina Goh
27 Oct, 4.00-6.00pm,The Wonderful World of Disney with Irena Taib of The Impatient Sisters
Venue: DoPPel Kafe, Central Market Annexe
Guitarist-Educator Az Samad has recorded with Grammy Winners Flaco Jiménez & Max Baca; graduated & taught at the prestigious Berklee College of Music; performed in the United States, Europe & Asia; and appeared on 16 CDs ranging in styles from Tex-Mex, Contemporary Jazz to solo acoustic guitar. His works have been described as “richly textured, poetic and atmospheric”. Previously based in Berkeley, California; Az now lives in Kuala Lumpur.
Yasmin Ahmad TVC & Movie Screening
FUNDRAISER FOR MERCY MALAYSIA
Time: 3pm / 7pm
Venue: DoPPel Kafe@ Central Market Annexe
EVERY THURSDAY! Yasmin Ahmad Film Screening to raise funds for MERCY Malaysia's YASMIN CHILDRENS' FUND (Minimum donation RM10)
RABUN, 4 Oct & 8 Nov (3pm/7pm)
GUBRA, 11 Oct & 15 Nov (3pm/7pm)
MUKHSIN, 18 Oct & 22 Nov (3pm/7pm)
MUALLAF, 25 Oct & 29 Nov (3pm/7pm)
TALENTIME, 1 Nov & 6 Dec (3pm/7pm)
MOVIE MARATHON, 13 Dec from 3pm
Last Sunday of the Month
Doppelganger KL Music, Games & Books Swap Meet
28 Oct, 4.00 - 7.00pm
RM5 entry or free if you bring 5 items to swap!
Acoustic open mic gig on a first come basis.
Coming soon next month!
3 November, Kreatif Malaysia @ Jazz in the Park
24 November, Wayang Kata @ Georgetown Literary Festival 2012
26-28 November, Georgetown Literary Festival